The Encircle Blog

The official Encircle blog for news, tips, and updates.

3 Key Reports Every Restorer Needs

by Siva Kumar on 17 September 2019

There are three key reports that are highly used on our platform by our customers (Encirclers) to collaborate with insurance companies. They are the Preliminary Report, Schedule of Loss, and Moisture Summary.

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Bridging Communication Gaps While Managing Claims Webinar Recap

by David Carroll on 11 September 2019

Communication gaps not only lead to a poor customer experience but they also affect your KPIs. Watch my webinar as I explain the different priorities of all stakeholders on a claim, how information flows between them, and the key communication...

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5 Rules for Successfully Implementing Technology in Your Restoration Business

by Kris Rzesnoski on 12 February 2019

I remember the day my staff handed me a stack of iPads because they didn’t help in the field. After spending countless hours creating a system that nobody could or would use, my staff still found pen and paper faster and more reliable. You...

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Reducing Liability: 5 Steps To Protect Your Business

by Kris Rzesnoski on 24 January 2019

In today’s world, would you do a restoration job without taking any photos of the start, finish, or everything in-between? In the past few years, have your customers become less critical of your performance and their experience? Do your customers...

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How to Protect Your Margins with Encircle

by Audra Kotowski on 10 January 2019

Restorers know firsthand that scoping can make or break the profitability of a job. You want to make sure you capture all the line items to protect your margins. However, if you miss part of a job, profitability starts to shrink. Here's a few...

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3 Restoration Trends to Watch in 2019

by Kris Rzesnoski on 8 January 2019

This will be an exciting year for the restoration industry, as technology accelerates opportunities for restorers to improve operations, reduce costs, and increase profitability. After working with different groups across the industry, including...

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New Year's Resolutions for Restoration Contractors

by Brooke Donald on 3 January 2019

Every year millions of people make promises to themselves on the first day of the new year. For restoration contractors, now is the time to reflect on last year’s outcomes and create a plan for the future to grow your business. As in your...

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Gift Guide for The Restoration Contractor in Your Life

by Kris Rzesnoski on 6 December 2018

The holidays are fast approaching and it’s time to get into the gift-giving mood! Every year I'm asked: “Kris, what do I buy for the restorer in my life?” Well, get out your smartphone and start making a list to good old St. Nick because here are...

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Top 5 Reasons Front-Line Technicians Need To Be Involved In Documenting Claims

by Kris Rzesnoski on 4 October 2018

You hear it in every industry: front-line workers often know more about what’s happening in the business than the people running it. There is some truth to this statement, especially for the restoration industry. This is why it’s critical to make...

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